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September 20, 2016: You will find quite a lot more transcibed church records available for search in the Most Recent 100 list. But you will also find new scanned sources available. The 1875 Census lists for the parishes in Møre and Romsdal county are now available, as well as Florø parish in Sogn og Fjordane, hence this county is completed as well. In addition we have published probate index cards for ten of the district judge offices ("sorenskriverembeter") in Østfold, Akershus and Oslo counties.

September 9, 2016: We have published more transcribed church records. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details. You will perhaps notice that the search forms and the presentation of data is slightly different. Among others you will see links to the scanned church book if the link has been included during transcription. 

September 1, 2016: More transcribed church records as well as transcribed 1891 Census records are now available for search. Go to the Most Recent 100 for details.

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A new and improved online service for scanned archives is launched


The Digital Archives officially migrated to a new solution for the scanned deeds registry and parish registers Wednesday April 27 and Monday May 2. From now on links to the old solutions redirect and point to the new ones. The old solutions for the scanned parish registers and deeds registry will no longer be available. Read more...

New service for the scanned archives

How to start tracing your ancestry in Norway?


Tracing your lineage is a fun and rewarding challenge that requires some basic knowledge of past centuries. A new handbook from the National Library of Norway, the National Archives of Norway and DIS-Norge, the largest genealogy association in Norway, will walk you through the available resources and how to get the most out of them. Read more...

How to start tracing your ancestry in Norway?